Upcoming Events
1:30 p.m.
A little more than 50 years ago, WIPB was launched by Ball State University. Learn about the women/mothers who got together and found a way to bring this resource to Muncie and what motivated their drive for a PBS station. Dr. Kay Stickle, retired professor and Chair of the Elementary Education Department, will present.
6 p.m.
A black woman stands in profile wearing a black shirt and body jewelry.Please join the School of Art for a presentation by Tanya Crane from 6:00PM - 7:00PM, in AJ 175.
4 p.m.
No doubt you’re aware of the need for applied behavior analysis therapists, special education teachers, and other human service professionals. We have two online master’s degrees that will help you meet such needs. With our 30-credit master’s in applied behavior analysis (ABA) with an emphasis in autism, you can prepare for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) exam in less than two years.
6:30 p.m.
"Halloween: Celestial Origins"What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
1 p.m.
Preserving Local History: Community Scan Day Oct 2022Ball State University Libraries, Delaware County Historical Society, Minnetrista Museum & Gardens, and Muncie Public Library have teamed up again and invite you to bring your local photographs and documents to a Community Scan Day! We will scan your items for possible inclusion in our digital community archives. Keep your original items and gain a digital copy on a free flash drive.
3:30 p.m.
"Earth, Moon & Sun"Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy and why the Sun rises and sets.
5 p.m.
There will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana in just two years. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.​​
6:30 p.m.
"Halloween: Celestial Origins"What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
1:30 p.m.
Who takes care of maintains the plants in the traffic median downtown, supplies flowers along Walnut Street, in front of the downtown merchants, and on the Washington Street bridge? Who maintains Fireman’s Park and designed the cantilevered walkway on Wheeling Avenue? The overlooks along the White River? Community Enhancement Projects is a private non-profit group dedicated to the beautification of our community! Rick Zeigler, President of CEP, will introduce the group to these and many other projects undertaken by this organization.
3:30 p.m.
Dr. Kim Arcand standing inside an observatory with a large red telescope behind her. Image by Stacey Doyle.Join us live on YouTube on October 13, 2022 at 3:30pm ET with Dr. Kim Arcand, a leading expert in astronomy visualization and a pioneer in 3D imaging, printing, and extended reality applications with astrophysics data.
5:30 p.m.
Dogs and Donuts is back and better than ever! Presented by the College of Communication, Information, and Media and CCIM Living-Learning Community in its home of Botsford-Swinford Hall. Come meet the Dogs of your CCIM Faculty and Staff and have a donut! View event details for complete information about Dogs and Donuts 2022!
6 p.m.
Join the David Owsley Museum of Art for a presentation by featured artist Diane Burko.
All Day Event
Male and Charlie CardinalCelebrate your Cardinal pride with the Ball State University Alumni Association. Don't miss the food, fun, and entertainment before Ball State football takes on UCONN!
1:30 p.m.
Families and kids of all ages are invited to experience art through activities, games, and tours.
All Day Event
Dialogue DaysJoin us for the largest professional development event of the year October 18–20. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
1:30 p.m.
The views film and television crews can get from the sky are impressive and with drones, easier than ever to capture. While technology has made unmanned aerial systems, commonly known as drones, more affordable, it’s not a free-for-all. There are rules and regulations for anyone using public air space. Many people are concerned about drones getting too close and what they might reveal, but lawful operation isn’t obtrusive. Tim Underhill from the Department of Media, certified remote pilot, will explain the facts and fictions.
7:30 p.m.
Join us at the 38 annual Student Scholarship Talent Search! We will be showcasing some of Ball State's finest talent for the University and the Muncie community.
All Day Event
Dialogue DaysJoin us for the largest professional development event of the year October 18–20. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
6 p.m.
In honor of award-winning writer and physicist Dr. Janna Levin’s visit to Ball State University for her talk in Sursa Hall on October 20 at 7:30 p.m., a team of faculty and staff invited Ball State students to submit original pieces of art, poetry, short writings, film and music that celebrates the Webb telescope and team, and the human propensity to ask deep, difficult questions while gazing at the stars. Pieces were chosen by a team of faculty and students to be performed at the Charles W. Brown Planetarium during this unique event on Oct. 19. The performance will be followed by a Q&A with Dr. Levin about her career and efforts to bridge the perceived gaps between art and science. Have an idea to pitch? Do so at http://bit.ly/dome-party-pitch
6 p.m.
Part of the Big Questions, Big Idea series, hosted by the Ball State Philosophy and Religious Studies Department and the Muncie Public Library
7 p.m.
Attend a live webinar to learn more about the online MAE in Elementary Education.
7 p.m.
Join us for the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series, featuring Stedman Graham, business advisor, author, chairman and CEO of S. Graham and Associates, and 1979 Ball State University graduate!If you are wanting to become a passionate, purposeful, and meaningful leader through identifying who you are, your strengths, and your skills, this lecture is for you! “Identity Leadership” will be held at 7 p.m. on October 19 at Sursa Performance Hall.
All Day Event
Dialogue DaysJoin us for the largest professional development event of the year October 18–20. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
11 a.m.
Aaron PrickelA Lushin management consultant since 2007, Aaron Prickel acts as the glue that binds and strengthens the team’s collective talents. As not only a sales trainer but a great resource, he encourages his clients to stay true to themselves and their missions, and he adapts his training style to best serve each individual.
7:30 p.m.
Janna Levin is the Claire Tow Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her latest book, Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space, is the inside story on the discovery of the century: the sound of spacetime ringing from the collision of two black holes over a billion years ago.
9 a.m.
Charlie CardinalMiller College of Business faculty invites our alumni to join us for a Homecoming Open House!
8:45 a.m.
Brush off your running/walking shoes and join fellow Ball State alumni and students for the annual Chase Charlie 5K Run/Walk.
3 p.m.
a male vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
1:30 p.m.
Since 2016, the HCA has brought together a wide spectrum of community organizations that are willing to influence others to make healthy lifestyle choices. Join IU Health’s John Disher as he describes how the HCA utilizes collective impact to maximize the collaborative power of community organizations to influence their respective audiences to move more, eat healthy foods and quit tobacco.
6 p.m.
Back again for a third year in a row, "Eerie Muncie: Tales for the Dark Side of Local History". Join us on Wednesday, October 26 at 6:00 pm at the Ball State Alumni Center, Assembly Hall A for this panel discussion about some scary happenings and hauntings in Muncie and Delaware County history. This program is being hosted by the E. B and Bertha C. Ball Center and in collaboration with Delaware County Historical Society, Muncie Public Library, and the University Libraries Archives and Special Collections. The presentation will feature historic photographs, maps, newspaper articles, and ghost stories of Muncie's past. Refreshments served after program.
7:30 p.m.
a jazz trumpeter performingEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli and Freddie Mendoza. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
11 a.m.
Cindy Dunston QuirkDogs have always been a part of Cindy’s life. Cindy was successful in sales and marketing after completing her Marketing degree at Georgia State University. It was gratifying, but her creative side was itching to get out and run. Cindy turned heavily to writing as a professional wordsmith and editor, forming her creative firm in Anderson, Indiana. In 2009, she made another pivot that combined her business, marketing, and creative skills. She was inspired by her German Shepherd’s allergies and founded her pet treat company, Scout & Zoe’s. Her products naturally shed elk antler treats and chews are now available in over 10,000 pet stores across the globe. It’s a dog’s life, and Cindy wouldn’t have it any other way.
6:30 p.m.
"Halloween: Celestial Origins"What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
11 a.m.
Happy Little Fest Bob RossBall State PBS will celebrate two monumental milestones – the 80th birthday of America’s favorite art instructor, Bob Ross, and the close of the station’s 50th year on the air.
3:30 p.m.
"Earth, Moon & Sun"Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy and why the Sun rises and sets.
5 p.m.
There will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana in just two years. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.​​
6:30 p.m.
"Halloween: Celestial Origins"What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.
1:30 p.m.
Whether a show, concert at Emens, a football, basketball, or baseball game or graduation at Worthen Arena, Gonzo Barajas, Senior Director of Auxiliary Services for Facilities and Events, Sports Facilities, Recreation Services, Emens Auditorium and Pruis Hall, will talk about the many challenges the high points, and a few amusing stories of his job. Mr. Barajas supervises all of these key areas of the university.
7:30 p.m.
a violinst performingThe Ball State Symphony Orchestra is a flagship ensemble of the School of Music that performs orchestral music from a wide variety of backgrounds and time periods. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
7 p.m.
No doubt you’re aware of the need for applied behavior analysis therapists, special education teachers, and other human service professionals. We have two online master’s degrees that will help you meet such needs. With our 30-credit master’s in applied behavior analysis (ABA) with an emphasis in autism, you can prepare for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) exam in less than two years.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free, docent-led tour in the DOMA galleries.
6:30 p.m.
Astronomy Slam Poster 2022, Text over JWST Carina Nebula from NASA, Cost $4, Seating LimitedThe Charles W. Brown Planetarium presents the 3rd Annual Astronomy SLAM! Just 10 minutes a person – that is all the time Ball State students will get to share a piece of our universe with you in the Brown Planetarium. During this event, students will use planetarium visuals to help them present in the most creative way they can while competing for the title of Astronomy Slam Champion! Purchase tickets at https://commerce.cashnet.com/BALL_EMS114
7:30 p.m.
a female vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow, Kerry Glann, and Mark Statler, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingNow in its 59th season, the Ball State University Singers have been entertaining audiences young and old through its songs of faith, hope, laughter, and love. The ensemble kicks off the season with its annual Fall Concert. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
1:30 p.m.
Gary Bussell, Vietnam War Veteran, U.S. Army National Guard, will give us a first-hand account of his experiences with the Vietnam War. Excerpt: "Vietnam was a word I had never heard. Most National Guard units at the time had a lackluster reputation. But we found our unit, CoD151 was different. Ours was led by men who had served in WW11, one was a tabbed ranger, and men who served in Korea. They were tough, they were strong, but in 1969 we knew that their toughness saved many lives!”
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
7:30 p.m.
Cartoon image of four middle-aged women dancing with the text "Menopause the Musical" above.7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingThe Campus Band and Campus Orchestra are student ensembles led by doctoral and graduate student conductors. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
11 a.m.
Starla Kay Mathis & Lateva WoolforkStarla Kay Mathis is a wife, mom, creative entrepreneur, and lifestyle content creator based in Indianapolis. She is passionate about creating content that brings value to her readers and inspires all to create a life they love. She is a podcast host and co-owner of Mathis Media. Lateva is a Detroit girl living in Indianapolis. She is an entrepreneur, faith leader, wife, and mother of 6 daughters. She runs a blog, The All Purpose Woman, hosts a podcast, and owns SoCo Content Creation, where she does brand management and coaching. Starla Kay and Lateva are also both co-founders and co-owners of Create. Connect. Collab., a community that provides creatives, leaders, and entrepreneurs the accountability, resources, and connections to amplify their personal brands and business achievements.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
6:30 p.m.
"Solar Superstorms"A fury is building on the surface of the Sun… high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000km high, and rising loops of electrified gas are energized by what is going on underneath its surface. Will these “storms” affect Earth? Find the answer as we venture into the seething interior of our star to learn how they are formed. Solar Superstorms takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: Coronal Mass Ejections.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
3:30 p.m.
"Astronaut"The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor.
5 p.m.
"SEEING!"Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, “SEEING!” follows a photon’s creation and journey across the galaxy to a young stargazer’s eye where we learn about anatomy more than astronomy. The viewer follows the photon into the girl’s eye, learning the structures of the eye and their functions, prior to taking a ride on the optic nerve.
6:30 p.m.
"Solar Superstorms"A fury is building on the surface of the Sun… high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000km high, and rising loops of electrified gas are energized by what is going on underneath its surface. Will these “storms” affect Earth? Find the answer as we venture into the seething interior of our star to learn how they are formed. Solar Superstorms takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: Coronal Mass Ejections.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
3 p.m.
Magatte WadeMagatte Wade is an entrepreneur and advocate for African dignity and prosperity. Her TED talk, "Why it is too hard to start a business in Africa - and how to change it" has been seen by more than 600K people. She is a Forbes “20 Youngest Power Women in Africa”, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum at Davos, a TED Global Africa Fellow, and a "Leading Woman in Wellness” award winner by the Global Wellness Summit. In 2014 she was featured on the cover of Forbes Afrique for being the person in Francophone Africa having the greatest positive impact on the future. She serves as the Director of the Atlas Network's Center for African Prosperity.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
3 p.m.
Cutting Edge Conversations GraphicThe Miller College of Business invites you to attend our “Cutting Edge Conversations” on November 16. During this webinar, you will hear from three exciting and innovative professors in the Miller College of Business. These professors will offer their thoughts and research on three different issues discussed today on social media, in newspapers, and on the airwaves. Professors Mayer, Mitchell, and Whitaker will each talk for 15 minutes and explain the why and how behind phenomena that we read about in the mass media. Be entertained. Be amazed. Be enlightened.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
11 a.m.
Leslie GalbreathLeslie Galbreath is an accredited public relations strategist with extensive experience in all facets of marketing communications. She consistently uses research and data to help global clients develop strategies, craft brand identities, sell complex products and build lifetime customer relationships. As CEO of dgs Marketing Engineers, Leslie oversees the overall strategic planning, creative development, public relations, and digital communications activities for the agency and its global clients. Named a Rising Star by the Indianapolis Star in 2012, Leslie has worked to bridge the gender gap and advocates for the profitable dignity of manufacturing careers.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
6:30 p.m.
"Solar Superstorms"A fury is building on the surface of the Sun… high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000km high, and rising loops of electrified gas are energized by what is going on underneath its surface. Will these “storms” affect Earth? Find the answer as we venture into the seething interior of our star to learn how they are formed. Solar Superstorms takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: Coronal Mass Ejections.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
3:30 p.m.
"Astronaut"The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor.
5 p.m.
"SEEING!"Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, “SEEING!” follows a photon’s creation and journey across the galaxy to a young stargazer’s eye where we learn about anatomy more than astronomy. The viewer follows the photon into the girl’s eye, learning the structures of the eye and their functions, prior to taking a ride on the optic nerve.
6:30 p.m.
"Solar Superstorms"A fury is building on the surface of the Sun… high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000km high, and rising loops of electrified gas are energized by what is going on underneath its surface. Will these “storms” affect Earth? Find the answer as we venture into the seething interior of our star to learn how they are formed. Solar Superstorms takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: Coronal Mass Ejections.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers during a performanceThe Opera Theatre program presents its Fall production (TBA). Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This performance will also be livestreamed.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
3 p.m.
Opera singers performingThe Opera Theatre program presents its Fall production (TBA). Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This performance will also be livestreamed.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
7:30 p.m.
The word elf in green text against a snowy landscape, the l in elf is a green christmas stocking7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
1:30 p.m.
Henry Peresie, Independent Consultant Chemistry Platinum Chemotherapy, will teach the group about the harmful effects of childhood lead exposure, the key to prevention, and how to prevent exposure.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art is proud to present the MFA 1st & 2nd Year Exhibition. The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
6:30 p.m.
"The Christmas Star"Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet, or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free, docent-led tour in the DOMA galleries.
3:30 p.m.
"The Solar System"Stay warm inside with your young learners while visiting some of the coldest places in our Solar System. Come explore the many objects of the Solar System, including the Sun, all the major planets, the asteroids, and Pluto during this live presentation for kids.
5 p.m.
Narrated by David Tennant, we explore what exactly astronomers do in this new program. Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer of past centuries. This program reveals the global collaboration, technology, and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe and features info on NASA’s recently-launched James Webb Space Telescope.
6:30 p.m.
"The Christmas Star"Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet, or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
10 a.m.
griner galleryThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 6 through December 17. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Tuesday, December 7.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
1:30 p.m.
Join other Lifelong Learners at our annual holiday social. Enjoy conversation and food provided by Ball State Catering while celebrating the season with us!
10 a.m.
griner galleryThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 6 through December 17. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Tuesday, December 7.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles. A jazz scholarship is also awarded at this annual concert in memory of Ralston C. "Morgy" Craig, an outstanding solo saxophonist who worked on a variety of projects with the Ball State band program in the 1950s and 1960s. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
10 a.m.
griner galleryThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 6 through December 17. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Tuesday, December 7.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
10 a.m.
griner galleryThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 6 through December 17. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Tuesday, December 7.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
6:30 p.m.
"The Christmas Star"Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet, or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
3:30 p.m.
"The Solar System"Stay warm inside with your young learners while visiting some of the coldest places in our Solar System. Come explore the many objects of the Solar System, including the Sun, all the major planets, the asteroids, and Pluto during this live presentation for kids.
5 p.m.
Narrated by David Tennant, we explore what exactly astronomers do in this new program. Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer of past centuries. This program reveals the global collaboration, technology, and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe and features info on NASA’s recently-launched James Webb Space Telescope.
6:30 p.m.
"The Christmas Star"Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet, or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
3 p.m.
Conductor Andrew Crow leading the choral ensembles on the Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. The afternoon (3 p.m.) performance will also be available as a livestream.
6 p.m.
Conductor Andrew Crow leading the choral ensembles on the Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1.
10 a.m.
Student DrawingThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 6 through December 17. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 16.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
10 a.m.
Student DrawingThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 6 through December 17. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 16.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
10 a.m.
Student DrawingThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 6 through December 17. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 16.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
10 a.m.
Student DrawingThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 6 through December 17. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!The public is invited. Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 16.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
6 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by Casey Roberts from 6:00PM - 7:00PM, in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingNow in its 59th season, the Ball State University Singers have been entertaining audiences young and old through its songs of faith, hope, laughter, and love. The ensemble warms up the month of January with its annual Winter Concert. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
a violinst performingThe Ball State Symphony Orchestra is a flagship ensemble of the School of Music that performs orchestral music from a wide variety of backgrounds and time periods. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
6 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by Mark Thomas from 6:00PM - 7:00PM, over Zoom.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles. A jazz scholarship is also awarded at this annual concert in memory of School of Music alumnus Uttamlal “Tom” Shah. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers performingThis gala event will feature opera students and voice faculty presenting several operatic favorites and lesser-known gems. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1.
7:30 p.m.
two clarinetists performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva, the Wind Ensemble presents a preview concert of its invited performance at the College Band Directors National Association's National Convention. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1.
7:30 p.m.
a male vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
6 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by Lindsey French from 6:00PM - 7:00PM, in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians performingThe Ball State concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
6 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by Nastassja Swift from 6:00PM - 7:00PM, in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
a violinst performingThe Ball State Symphony Orchestra is a flagship ensemble of the School of Music that performs orchestral music from a wide variety of backgrounds and time periods. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageUnder the direction of Mark Buselli, this concert features the Ball State Jazz Ensemble I with a distinguished guest artist to be announced. Two honor bands of the 49th Annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival will also perform at the beginning of the concert. Ticket availability to be announced. This concert will also be livestreamed.
3 p.m.
a female vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow, Kerry Glann, and Mark Statler, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
a female vocalist performingThis annual Women of Song concert is presented in celebration of Women's History Month in conjunction with Ball State's Women's Week. It will feature Ball State's choral ensemble Vox Anima as well as guest choirs. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
6 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by Clare Benson from 6:00PM - 7:00PM, in AJ 225.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers during a performanceThe Opera Theatre program presents its Spring production (TBA). Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This performance will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingCelebrate 59 fabulous years of the University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State University Singers performingCelebrate 59 fabulous years of the University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun! Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
3 p.m.
Opera singers during a performanceThe Opera Theatre program presents its Spring production (TBA). Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This performance will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
a jazz trumpeter performingEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli and Freddie Mendoza. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
a female vocalist performingThe concert features the Ball State Concert Choir, University Choral Union, Cardinal Chorus, and Vox Anima under the direction of Andrew Crow, Kerry Glann, and Mark Statler. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians performingThe Ball State concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
3 p.m.
a male vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow, the Ball State Chamber Choir presents a concert featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Program to be announced. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.